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Biology

The Bachelor of Science in Biology (pre-professional) will prepare students for further study in graduate and professional programs in areas such as genetics, microbiology, immunology, and health careers (for example in medicine, pharmacy, optometry, dentistry or other health sciences).

This program will provide a solid foundation in biology taught from a biblical worldview. 

Bachelor of Science - Required Courses 121 Semester Hours

  • Biblical Studies Minor 18 Semester Hours
  • General Studies 42 Semester Hours
  • Supporting Courses 24 Semester Hours
  • Biology Major 37 Semester Hours

Students successfully completing the Biology (pre-professional) major will:

  1. demonstrate a knowledge base within the study of biology;
  2. demonstrate the process by which biological data is gathered, analyzed and interpreted;
  3. develop a foundation for understanding humans in relation to the living environment;
  4. demonstrate personal integrity and an awareness of the ethical issues in the life sciences;
  5. develop an internally consistent philosophy of life that integrates science and Scripture;
  6. become competitive candidates for admission into professional schools.
botany_medium.jpg (300x200)px Progam Includes:
  • Biology
  • Zoology
  • Microbiology
  • Botany
  • Cell Biology
  • Ecology
  • Genetics
  • Biochemistry 
Special Graduation Requirements beyond University Requirements:
  1. Complete all required biology courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Biology majors are allowed only one “D” in a required biology course for the degree.
  2. Complete all related major support courses which include: mathematics, physics, anatomy and physiology, and chemistry with a minimum of a C average (2.0 on a 4.0 scale).

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